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California Art Grants & Culture Grants:  220 Arts and Culture Grants for California.

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Indian Tribes to Preserve Audio and Video Media

Deadline 01/31/20

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to USA and territories nonprofit institutions, government agencies, and Indian Tribes to preserve audio and video media through digital reformatting. Funding is intended for media that is fragile, time-based, and of scholarly value. Preservation must be done by qualified external serv...

GrantWatch ID#: 187337

Grants to USA Individuals to Write Nonfiction Humanities Books for a General Public Audience

Deadline 02/05/20

Grants of up to $60,000 to USA individual authors and scholars for writing nonfiction books that promote a deep understanding of the humanities for a broad readership. Applicants are advised that required online registration may take several weeks. Funding is intended for well-researched, humanities-based books that explor...

GrantWatch ID#: 177811

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Tribal Organizations, Agencies, IHEs, and Hospitals for Chronic Dis...

Deadline 01/29/20

Grants to USA nonprofit, faith-based, community, and tribal organizations, and agencies, hospitals, and IHEs for community-based programs that promote self-management of chronic diseases among older adults and those with disabilities. Funding is intended to address behavioral health and chronic pain through the implementat...

GrantWatch ID#: 187508

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Regions for Projects, Services, and ...

Deadline 02/07/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to California nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies in eligible regions for local community development projects and programs. Funding is available for civic services and programs, cultural and educational activities, events, and public services that benefit the residents of the City of G...

GrantWatch ID#: 138389

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies for Community Benefit Programs in Eligible Regi...

Deadline 02/07/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations and public agencies for programs that benefit the community in eligible regions. Program areas include youth and children, community development, animal welfare and environment, historic preservation, arts and culture, and health and human services.

GrantWatch ID#: 180122

Grants to California Arts Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Operational Support

Deadline 02/03/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to California nonprofit arts organizations in eligible regions to support organizational operations. Funding is intended to promote, connect, and invest in the arts with the goal of stimulating creativity and vibrancy in the local communities of Santa Cruz County. Grants will be made for general ope...

GrantWatch ID#: 171973

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Creative Solutions to Everyday Problems

Deadline 02/14/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states served by the Funding Source for innovative approaches to problem-solving. Funding is intended to promote a culture of inclusion, create the next generation of storytellers, support youth education, and encourage community engagement. The goal of the program is to su...

GrantWatch ID#: 182854

Grants to California Arts Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Programs, Capacity Building, and...

Deadline 03/02/20

Grants of up to $27,500 to California nonprofit arts and cultural organizations in eligible regions to build capacity and support programming and capital projects. Funding is intended to strengthen the local arts and culture community, enhance the economic and social benefit of the residents and businesses of Napa County, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178957

Grants to City of Westlake Village, California Nonprofits for Cultural Programs and Social S...

Deadline 01/24/20

Grants starting at $250 to City of Westlake Village, California nonprofit organizations for cultural programs and social services that benefit local residents. Funding is intended for community-based groups and public education institutions directly providing services to the community.

GrantWatch ID#: 177530

Grants to California Nonprofits for Public Arts Programs and to Address Urgent Needs in Elig...

Deadline 01/24/20

Grants of up to $50,000 to California nonprofit arts organizations for public projects and events in eligible regions. Grant funds may also be used for urgent, unanticipated needs caused by accidental damage such as flooding or fire. Eligible applicants must be based in San Francisco.

GrantWatch ID#: 187799

Grants to California Nonprofits for Contemporary Arts Programming

Deadline 04/10/20 Conference Date: 01/24/20 LOI Date: 02/07/20

Grants of up to $30,000 to California nonprofit organizations for contemporary arts programs in eligible counties. Applicants are required to submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full application. New applicants should contact the Funding Source. The program supports small and mid-size dance, theater and multidi...

GrantWatch ID#: 163221

Grants to California Nonprofits for Community Benefit Programs in Eligible Regions

Deadline 02/14/20 Conference Date: 01/24/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to California nonprofit organizations for programs that meet the most important needs of the communities in eligible regions. Funding is intended for programs addressing health and human services, arts and culture, education, and environment. Programs should benefit the Sonoma County community.

GrantWatch ID#: 177522

Grants to USA Staff at IHEs for Humanities Research and Publications

Deadline 04/08/20 Conference Date: 01/27/20

Grants of up to $60,000 to USA educators and staff members at eligible IHEs in multiples states for humanities-based activities. Funding is intended to support a wide range of research projects, publications, and scholarly activities related to the study of the humanities. Eligible projects are conducted at Tribal colleges...

GrantWatch ID#: 151093
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Grants to USA and Puerto Rico Faculty at Eligible IHEs for Humanities Research

Deadline 04/08/20 Conference Date: 01/27/20

Grants of up to $60,000 to USA and Puerto Rico faculty and staff members at eligible IHEs for humanities-based activities. Funding is intended to support a wide range of research projects, publications, and scholarly activities related to the study of the humanities. Eligible projects are conducted at Hispanic-serving coll...

GrantWatch ID#: 164800

Grants and In-Kind Support to USA Community Reading Programs for Events that Promote Books a...

Deadline 01/29/20

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 and in-kind support to USA and territories community reading programs to host events that promote books and community engagement. Funding is intended for events that use a book to encourage participants to engage with reading material and with fellow community members. Selected organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 187206

Grants and In-Kind Services to USA Art Collaboratives and Artists for Arts Projects and Prof...

Deadline 02/29/20 Conference Date: 01/29/20

Grants and in-kind services to USA art collaboratives and artists for projects and professional development activities. The purpose of this grant program is to support original arts projects as well as the training and support of artists. Eligible artists may be in a wide variety of art disciplines.

GrantWatch ID#: 152012

Grants to California Nonprofit Arts Organizations to Support the Presentation of Public Arts...

Deadline 02/14/20 Conference Date: 01/29/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations that provide arts programming in eligible regions for organizational support. Funding is intended to support arts organizations in presenting public art displays and performances that benefit the local area. Grants are intended to be used for needs defined by the grantee and at ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182347

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Preserve Humanities Collections

Deadline 01/30/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and institutions of higher education to preserve large humanities collections through effective conservation strategies. Applicants are advised that the required pre-application registrations may take up to one month to complete. Funding is intended to sup...

GrantWatch ID#: 151066

Grants to California Artists and Nonprofits to Provide Arts for the Underserved in Santa Cla...

Deadline 01/30/20

Grants to California individual artists and nonprofit arts organizations for projects and activities that provide increased access to arts opportunities for the diverse cultural communities and underserved populations of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. Eligible projects must fit into one of six categories (Arts Educ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173162

Grants to USA Organizations and Artists to Create and Release New Music

Deadline 01/30/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA organizations and individuals for a broad range of music-related projects. Eligible projects are activities that release new music through a recording or a live performance. Preference is given to funding artists directly for their work, such as creating, engaging, and performing. Please note...

GrantWatch ID#: 178453

Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Social Services and Cultural Programs

Deadline 01/31/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for social services programs that assist vulnerable populations, such as elderly, disabled, homeless, and low-income residents. Cultural programs that respond to community needs will also be considered. Funding is intended to increase access and availability of...

GrantWatch ID#: 143388

Grants to California Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Performing Arts Programs Benefiti...

Deadline 01/31/20

Grants of $10,000 to California nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies for performing arts programs and projects in eligible regions. Program areas include dance, opera, music, theater, stagecraft, musical theater, makeup, and costume. Funded projects should benefit Gilroy, California.

GrantWatch ID#: 149842

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Classical Music Composer to Honor Exceptional Achie...

Deadline 01/31/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or International classical music composer for exceptional achievement in overall work, distinctive creativity, and career attainment. The prize will include an orchestra performance in addition to a cash award. The award recipient will participate in a residency of two to three weeks at a music scho...

GrantWatch ID#: 163158

Grants to USA Scholars and Doctoral Graduates for Costs Associated with Research and Fieldwo...

Deadline 01/31/20

Grants of up to $6,000 to USA scholars and doctoral graduates for expenses related to non-commercial research. The Foundation is particularly interested in applicants that have recently completed their doctorates. Funding is intended to help cover the costs of travel to libraries and archives, laboratory research purposes;...

GrantWatch ID#: 163655

Residency for a USA, Canada, or International Visiting Artist or Designer to Develop New Work...

Deadline 01/31/20

Residency for a USA, Canada, or International visiting artist or designer to work at an eligible art school. The program is intended to encourage the resident artist or designer to develop a new work in collaboration with students and faculty. The goal of the residency is to foster an atmosphere of inventive creative activ...

GrantWatch ID#: 165501

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Scholars to Produce a New Work of Film Scholarship

Deadline 01/31/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International accomplished scholars to produce a new work on the science, theory, commerce, history, or art of theatrical motion pictures. Proposed projects may be Internet sites, interactive DVDs, multimedia presentations, curatorial projects, or books.

GrantWatch ID#: 177172

Grants to USA and International Artists in Eligible Countries for Arts and Cultural Projects...

Deadline 01/31/20

Grants to USA and International individual artists in eligible countries for arts and cultural activities. Funding is intended to support innovative projects and programs as well as residencies for both new and experienced artists with the purpose of advancing communication and cross-cultural dialogue between the United St...

GrantWatch ID#: 178142

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Programs Related to Arts, Education, Environment, H...

Deadline 03/15/20 LOI Date: 01/31/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies for activities that benefit communities across a broad range of areas, with an emphasis on geographic locations where family members of the Funding Source reside. Request summaries are due prior to the submission of full proposals. Primary support areas include ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181847

Grants to USA Flute Players to Develop Musical Skill and Support Professional Development an...

Deadline 01/31/20

Grants of up to $2,000 to USA flute players for specific projects to improve skill, ability, and capacity for professional development as a flutist or flute educator. Applicants must plan to pursue a career as a flute educator or flutist.

GrantWatch ID#: 182863

Grants to Antioch, California Organizations for Children's Music Education Programs

Deadline 01/31/20

Grants of $10,000 to Antioch, California organizations for programs that support and educate children in the art of music. Funding is intended to promote musical education in local communities. Eligible applicants are those that demonstrate a commitment to enhance, enlighten, and empower the study of music for students.

GrantWatch ID#: 182927

Residencies to USA Artists, Musicians, Writers, and Photographers to Create Artwork on a Wyo...

Deadline 01/31/20

Residencies to USA sculptors, composers, painters, musicians, writers, photographers, culinary and performing artists to create artistic work on a nature reserve in Wyoming. This program is intended to increase the public's appreciation for and understanding of national parks. Housing at the site is limited and artists in ...

GrantWatch ID#: 187270

Award to a USA Library to Recognize Exemplary Community Programming

Deadline 02/01/20

Award of $5,000 to a USA public, special, academic, or school library to recognize exemplary community programming. The purpose of the award is to acknowledge a program that is open to the public, addresses specific community needs, has a measurable impact, and involves active community planning and participation.

GrantWatch ID#: 160147

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools in Eligible Regions to Benefit Youth in Grad...

Deadline 02/01/20

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 to USA and Canada nonprofits and schools in the funding source's service area for programs serving K-12 youth. Focus areas include arts education and academic programming, including tutoring. Funding is intended for initiatives that have a proven track record and benefit more than 500 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176177

Award to a California Nonprofit in Eligible Areas to Recognize an Excellent Youth Art Program

Deadline 02/01/20

Award to a California nonprofit organization in eligible areas to recognize an excellent program that provides visual art education to youth. Submissions will be judged based on the applicant's impact, sustainability, quality of programs, level of outreach, and inclusion of contemporary art. Programs should be geared towar...

GrantWatch ID#: 177933

Grants to USA, Ontario, Puerto Rico, and International Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Benef...

Deadline 02/01/20

Grants of over $25,000 to USA, Ontario, Puerto Rico, and International nonprofit organizations to positively impact communities where the funding source has a business presence. Eligible USA communities are located in California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, and Texas. Pri...

GrantWatch ID#: 180321

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect the Environment, Promote Recreation, Enhance Local Food S...

Deadline 02/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations working to protect natural resources, strengthen communities and the local food system, promote outdoor recreational activities, and enhance public health. Funding is intended to support both small and mid-sized organizations for either specific projects or general operating support.

GrantWatch ID#: 181507

Residencies to USA Students for Research or Teaching Projects that Use Technology

Deadline 02/01/20

Residencies to USA students for research or teaching projects that make use of digital technology. All academic disciplines are eligible focus areas, including political science, computer science, history, literature, Jewish studies, psychology, sociology, and geography. Students outside the field of history are encouraged...

GrantWatch ID#: 187377

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Graduate Students and IHE Faculty for Research on th...

Deadline 02/03/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International graduate students and university and college faculty for conducting and completing specific research projects related to the Holocaust. Funding is intended to assist applicants in publishing material on a range of topics including holocaust history and depictions of the Holocaust in...

GrantWatch ID#: 176888

Grants to California Nonprofits for Programs in Music, Environment, Health, and Education

Deadline 02/03/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of environment and health, music, and education. Funding is intended to support environmental education for youth, advance chamber and symphonic music, and promote the health and sustainability of communities.

GrantWatch ID#: 180885

Grants to USA Nonprofit Visual Arts Organizations for General Operations

Deadline 05/11/20 LOI Date: 02/03/20

Grants of up to $20,000 per year to USA small nonprofit arts organizations to support general operations. Applicants must submit a Letter of Inquiry prior to applying. Funding may be used for multiple activities, initiatives, and programs that promote the arts across the Country. The VIA | Wagner Foundation Incubator Grant...

GrantWatch ID#: 185411
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Grants and In-Kind Support to California Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Events that Benef...

Deadline 02/28/20 Conference Date: 02/04/20

Grants and in-kind support of up to $5,000 to California nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for special events that benefit the local community. Funding is intended to support events that promote the economic development and benefit the residents of the city of Elk Grove. Assistance may consist of direct funding, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 141678

Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Programs in the Areas of Education, ...

Deadline 02/07/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for programs in the areas of K-12 and college education, job creation, and community development. Funding is intended for organizations that operate educational programs in the areas of sciences, mathematics, arts, and music. Funding is also available for org...

GrantWatch ID#: 176597
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Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Regions to Benefit Local Children and Youth

Deadline 02/10/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for camps, activities, projects, and programs to benefit local children and youth. Funding is intended to support educational, cultural, and recreational enrichment opportunities, as well as to promote programs that provide basic needs to local youth in Humbo...

GrantWatch ID#: 154848

Grants to USA Indian Tribes to Support and Improve Library Operations and Accessibility

Deadline 04/01/20 Conference Date: 02/11/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA Indian tribes to maintain core library services and support established library operations. Funding is intended to support the expansion of services, enhanced linkages and coordination, partnerships with other agencies, improved library access, and targeting library services to meet community...

GrantWatch ID#: 165537

Grants to USA Artists to Produce Works of Art

Deadline 02/12/20

Grants to USA and territories individual artists and artist collaborators for creative artistic endeavors across the arts disciplines. Funding is intended to enable artists to produce art and may include project-related expenses, and costs associated with exhibits, performances, studio time, and art supplies. Applicants ca...

GrantWatch ID#: 187820

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Host Workshops for K-12 Teachers

Deadline 02/13/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and institutions of higher education to host week-long humanities workshops for K-12 educators. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to one month to complete. The purpose of this program is to enhance and strengthe...

GrantWatch ID#: 153587

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Combat Discrimination and Racia...

Deadline 02/13/20

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International individuals for activities addressing racial inequity. Funding is intended for innovative and impactful projects that offer fresh perspectives on racism and provide solutions to discrimination and inequity. Applications will be accepted from professionals such as activists, law...

GrantWatch ID#: 187665

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and Mexico Scholars for Research Related to Cartoons and Caricat...

Deadline 02/14/20

Fellowships providing a stipend of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and Mexico masters students, doctoral candidates, and postgraduate scholars to support ongoing research or writing in the field of cartoon or caricature art. Applicants must be engaged in dissertation or thesis research, or postgraduate research within three y...

GrantWatch ID#: 177326

Grants to USA Museums, Tribes, and Organizations to Preserve Native Cultural Objects

Deadline 02/14/20

Grants to USA museums tribes, and eligible Native organizations and colleges for activities to preserve Native American culture. Applicants are advised that registration in the online grants system may take several days to complete. The purpose of the grant program is to support consultation and documentation projects rela...

GrantWatch ID#: 178708

Grants to Southern California Nonprofits to Improve the Quality of Life in Eligible Regions

Deadline 02/14/20

Grants to Southern California nonprofit organizations to improve the quality of life for communities in eligible regions. Eligible focus areas include social services, arts, civic affairs, education, health, and the environment. Applicants must provide services in the counties of Los Angeles, Imperial, Orange, Riverside, S...

GrantWatch ID#: 179529